Wesam Chapter 15-16 HIS 109 - Chapter 15 Reconstruction Reconstruction 1865-1877 \u25cf Not only for physical reconstruction but for mental War\u2019s

Wesam Chapter 15-16 HIS 109 - Chapter 15 Reconstruction...

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Chapter 15: Reconstruction Reconstruction: 1865-1877 Not only for physical reconstruction, but for mental. War’s Aftermath Transforming the South Hated Yankees Free but bound Free slaves had nothing Free slaves=competition Political Battle Freedmen's Bureau Protect legal rights of former slaves and assist with their education, jobs, etc. Helping transition of slavery Provides medical, assistance, legal assistance, clothing, medical help Relief against southern assistance Lincoln’s 10% plan Wanted to bring southern states back into union 10% of state must pledge oath of allegiance to the union 600,000 lost lives to war Congress’s Response Reconstruction is is a congressional issue Lincoln vetoed the Wade-Davis bill Wade-Davis bill required that majority of white males declare allegiance to union before confederate states could be readmitted. Congress makes the Wade-Davis bill a manifesto Andrew Johnson Johnson’s Restoration Plan Required southern states to ratify the 13th Amendment Each state must be governed by a Unionist 13th Amendment : abolished the institution of slavery (Know 13, 14, and 15) Defiant South: “Black Codes” , made to institute slavery without “slavery” Tried to restore slavery Blacks paid way more for bail If they could not pay for bail, they were forced back on plantations Radical Republicans Reconstruct southern society Punish the South Tried to make Freedmen's Bureau larger Believed that all people, no matter their race, were equal in God’s eyes. Thaddeus Stevens: Member of the HOR
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14th Amendment Guaranteed equal protection under the law to all U.S. citizens Due Process “Equal Protection”
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